Health & Wellness

A graphic showing ways to support your community during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

As concerns about COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, spread across the globe, community members right here in City Lakes are stepping up.

When it comes to canine lost causes, Heather Hime simply doesn’t believe they exist. Although some cases are less straightforward than others, the owner and trainer at Lucky Paws is firm in her belief that every dog can be trained.

On April 30, the St. Louis Park Historical Society hosted a fundraiser for their building project with a very special guest-speaker: three-time Pulitzer Prize-winner and proud St. Louis Park native Tom Friedman.

As summer kicks into high gear, St. Louis Park celebrates with its annual Parktacular Festival, bringing a string of event-filled days and nights to the community.

Marmot Angel Fire sleeping bag and Wallaroo water-friendly sun hat (from Hoigaard’s); Briggs & Riley rolling bag (with expandable feature) and Paw Patrol scootie (from Luggage World); and books that can be found at Half Price Books.

Although walking is my favorite form of exercise, I’ve heard the messages from doctors and trainers reminding me that turning 40 means it’s time to get serious about working my muscles and adding new challenges to my fitness routine.

When Aurora Whittet’s mom was diagnosed with cancer, the disease hit home for her. When Whittet’s friend Tyson was diagnosed with cancer, it hit home for her and her two young boys.

Connect the Parks is a 10-year, 32-mile project that is three years and six miles in the making. St. Louis Park transportation engineer Chris Iverson says that there are four to five additional miles planned for this coming year alone.

The Minnesota Yarn Shop Hop has been a spring ritual for yarn lovers for over a decade. Again in 2017, knitting and crochet enthusiasts will travel to yarn stores across the metro, collecting unique yarns and patterns and raising funds to support area food shelves.

Wayne McChesney says there are few things that still surprise him about landscaping; after over three decades in the business, he has pretty much seen it all.

As spring (finally) makes its way to Minnesota, more and more people start paying attention to the appearance of their lawns, dragging out lawnmowers and shears that have idled in the garage all winter. But when it comes to fertilizing, don’t get too carried away. The City of St.